Workforce Statistics

The Council collects data from nurses as part of the annual renewal of practising certificates. This valuable data provided by individual nurses can then be used to identify changes or trends in the nursing workforce.

Workforce Statistics Nursing 2018-2019 (PDF, 987 KB)

Trends in the New Zealand Nursing Workforce 2012-2016 (PDF, 3 MB)

The New Zealand Nursing Workforce 2016-2017 (PDF, 440 KB)

Nursing Cohort Report 2018 (PDF, 6 MB)

The Nursing Cohort Report 2016 (PDF, 1 MB)

The Nursing Cohort Report 2014

Nursing Cohort Report 2005 2006

The Future Nurisng Workforce supply projections 2010-2035 (PDF, 684 KB)

NCNZ BERL Executive Summary (PDF, 144 KB)

NCNZ Fact Sheet (PDF, 120 KB)

Workforce statisttics Nursing 31 March 2015 (PDF, 1 MB)

Workforce statistics Nursing 31 March 2013 (PDF, 2 MB)

Workforce statistics Nursing 31 March 2011 (PDF, 454 KB)

Workforce statistics Nursing 31 March 2010 (PDF, 389 KB)

Workforce statistics Nursing 31 March 2002 (PDF, 7 MB)

Workforce statistics Nursing 31 March 2000 (PDF, 8 MB)

Requesting further analysis of data

If you require data that is not available in the Annual Reports or Workforce Statistics publications the Council may be able to assist in some cases. 

Please complete the form below and email it to or for further information contact us. Data Request form April 2019

Nursing Council Atlas

The Nursing Council Atlas is a tool developed to present nursing workforce data in an interactive and easily accessible way. The Atlas allows nurses, employers, workforce planners, educators and the public to access and view nursing workforce data directly.

This tool is currently unavailable. New data analysis tools are under development for the MyNC portal.

Other reports

Evaluation Continuing Competence Framework

Evaluation Continuing Competence Framework exec summary (PDF, 153 KB)

NCNZ Cultural Safety Feb 2013 (PDF, 381 KB)

CHRE review report NCNZ 2012 (PDF, 374 KB)

CHRE Governance outcomes (PDF, 148 KB)

CHRE Fitness to Practise outcomes (PDF, 166 KB)

Business Plan 2014-2015 (PDF, 495 KB)